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WITHIN THIS GARDEN: PHOTOGRAPHS BY RUTH THORNE-THOMSEN. Denise Miller-Clark. Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College Chicago, 1993. Published in association with Aperture Foundation, Inc., New York. 156 pp. with 122 ills. 31 x 22 cm. LC 93-70464 ISBN 0893815497 In English.
Highlights works from six series of photographs produced from 1976 to 1992 by American artist Thorne-Thomsen (b. 1943), illustrating 92 staged images that include blurred, surreal depictions of pyramids and classical sculpture as well as studies composed of cutout silhouettes of human figures set against desert backgrounds. A substantial critical essay discusses the progression of Thorne-Thomsen's enigmatic oeuvre, describes her unconventional techniques, and examines the psychological, spiritual and archetypal themes addressed in her works.
Artist(s):Thorne-Thomsen, Ruth
Indexing: Western — United States — Post-1970 — Photography — Women Artists
Plans: 02,03,20,22,25
Worldwide Number: 024185
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